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• human resources development / clearly identified operational challenges

> Awareness-raising and training

of presentations on the Group’s diversity policy

The theme of the Group’s international career and how it is reflected in HR procedures. In

management seminar for 2006 was “Managing addition, HR managers from countries with a

Difference”. One hundred and eighty HR man- long history of diversity and non-discrimination

agers, including more than 130 from France, initiatives, notably the UK, the US, Hong Kong

attended this seminar which included two days and Singapore, spoke about their experiences.

Entity, territory

or subsidiary

BNP Paribas Australia

BNP Paribas Canada

BNP Paribas Hong Kong

Examples of training and awareness-raising sessions on non-discrimination

Diversity and non-discrimination are frequently

examined at senior executives’ conventions,

in seminars and during meetings of human

resources committees.

For the past three years, annual training on non-discrimination and preventing harassment. Includes an information and

awareness-raising session for all employees, and a more in-depth version for managers with advice on handling complaints

and problems.

Since 2004, introductory course on managing diversity provided to managers. 2006 project on the issue of disability:

information and training sessions addressing feelings of uncomfortability with difference, in interviews, customer service

and work.

Sessions on non-discrimination and equal opportunity legislation: annual training for the HR team organised by

the Equal Opportunity Bureau, a government body, upon request from the company.

BNP Paribas New York 2005: mandatory Inclusiveness in the Workplace training, to raise awareness of difference and learn to respect it.

BNP Paribas

United Kingdom

Bank of the West



Diversity training for managers: more than 200 trained.

Diversity Awareness Program: valuing diversity, understanding the difference between diversity and non-discrimination,

and being aware of stereotypes and cultural differences. Training only for managers but due to be extended to all


The 2005 recruitment campaign was centred on diversity, its slogan being “Diversity is a matter of personality.” The

HR newsletter Info RH provides regular updates on the issue of diversity. The Diversity Charter, signed by Cetelem’s

Chairman, is posted on the intranet. An annual brochure published by the HR Department, Regards sur le monde

Cetelem, includes several pages on diversity.

BPLG, another subsidiary, signed an agreement on gender equality with employee representatives. It was circulated

to all employees, prefaced by a letter signed by the Chief Executive Officer.


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